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Makerspace at the Dodgeville Public Library: Film Production 101. Join John Dalton from Total Media Productions in Dodgeville as he teaches us basic video camera techniques such as lighting, camera placement, audio, and film editing. Learn how to get creative and have fun with video cameras and then stay to try out the library's new Makerspace video and sound recording equipment. Ages 12 and up. Teens encouraged and no registration required. Monday, October 26th at 6.30 pm at the Dodgeville Public Library, 139 S. Iowa St., Dodgeville.


Lunch with a Book at the Dodgeville Public Library. Join us on the third Thursday of each month for lunch with a book from 12-1 pm. Bring your lunch or something to share while we have casual book discussion. Tea and coffee provided. This day session discusses the same title as our evening book club. Click here for upcoming titles. Lunch With A Book

Coffee, Donuts, and a Classic Drop in and join us at the Dodgeville Public Library for a classic film, coffee, and donuts. We'll be showing a variety of classic films, both old and new), the second Thursday of each month beginning at 9.30 am. Click here for this month's film selection. Movies!

Teen Book Club Between the ages of 13-18? Join other teens for a drop-in book discussion that centers around a theme. Past book themes have included action and adventure, summer fluff, and tough topics. We meet the fourth Monday of each month at 6.00 pm for pizza and conversation. Click here to see what we are reading. Teen Book Club

Middle School Book Club New to the middle school adventure? Right in the middle of it? Our Middle School Book Club is open to students ages 11-15. There is always a book, snacks, and games and not always in that order. We meet the first Monday of each month at 6.00 pm. Dropping in is encouraged. Newcomers welcome! Click here to see what we're reading. Middle School Book Club

DPL's Adult Book Club. Our adult book club reads a variety of fiction and nonfiction. We meet year-round on the third Wednesday of each month at 6.30 pm. Click here to see what we're reading next. Adult Book Club

weatherthestorm.JPGU.S. Public Libraries Weather the Storm Public libraries continue to transform lives by providing critical services and innovative solutions to technology access, in spite of years' worth of cumulative budget cuts. Libraries are part of the solution for those in search of the digital connection and skills required by today's competitive global marketplace. However, unless strategic investments in U.S. public libraries are broadened and secured, libraries will not be able to continue to provide the innovative and critical services their communities need and demand.

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Ongoing Events

All events at the Dodgeville Public Library are FREE and open to the public. Pre-registration is encouraged. For more information contact the Library at 935-3728.

Drop-In Storytime New program changes! Starting in August, Storytime will be on Thursday mornings at 10:15 a.m. See our information link here! New Storytime Schedule Please note for Thursday mornings in August, there will not be a normal Storytime. We will have coloring sheets available for those that would like to color with friends and check out great books! This program is sponsored by the Dodgeville Public Library and a volunteer. Programs are executed by a library staff member and a library volunteer. More ongoing Children's programs are in the Kids Korner.

Join in the Reading is Fun with Dr. Seuss program at the Dodgeville Public Library. The reading program goes from February 2 to February 28, 2015. Check out and read Dr. Seuss books from the Dodgeville Public Library. If you submit more than one reading log you will have your name entered in a random drawing to win a Go, Dog, Go plush toy or Go, Dog, Go Dr. Seuss book. Reading awards will be given during our annual Dr. Seuss celebrity read program on March 10, 2015 at 6:30pm. Local celebrities will be sharing their love of Dr. Seuss books and the Cat in the Hat will be reading her favorite Dr. Seuss story. Dr. Seuss Reading Logs.

Join in the Reading is Fun with Mother Goose program at the Dodgeville Public Library. Check out and read four Mother Goose or rhyming books from the Dodgeville Public Library and receive an award during the special Mother Goose program on May 6, 2015. Reading program goes from April 1 to April 30, 2015. For more information call Carol Gleichauf, Children's Librarian at 935-3728 ext. 3. Mother Goose Reading Logs.

bookstack1.jpgOutreach to Senior Citizens in Assisted Living and Nursing Home Facilities Volunteers deliver books to Sienna Crest, Upland Hills and Stonefield every other Wednesday.

Genealogy Group (Family History) meets the 3rd Monday of each month. Facilitated by Eileen Arndt, well-known, local genealogist. Bring your genealogy questions and share your knowledge with other researchers.

Third Wednesday Book Club This adult group meets to discuss fiction and nonfiction works, focusing on a new title each month. Meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month.

Third Thursday Film Group Join us for a film, tea, and lively conversation on the third Thursday of every month from 1:00-4:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Dodgeville City Hall.

Teen Book Club meets the fourth Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. for fun conversation and pizza.

Donations accepted for Friends of the Library book sale during the
3rd full week of each month.
Drop off during regular library hours. Volunteers needed and appreciated!

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The library is located at the corners of Iowa and Fountain Streets in historic downtown Dodgeville.

                      '''Vickie Stangel, Library Director

Dodgeville Public Library
139 South Iowa Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533

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